Dr. Vasiliki LYSANDROU

Researcher A


Education: Dr. Vasiliki Lysandrou received her PhD in Mediterranean Archaeology from the University of Cyprus in 2014. She holds a three-year Diploma di Specializzazione in Restoration of Monuments from the Architectural School Valle Giulia of the University of Rome La Sapienza, a Diploma di Lingua e Cultura Italiana di Livello Superiore from Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci Roma, and a Bachelor in Archaeology from the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki.

Research interests: Her research interests include ancient architecture; the study, survey, and analysis of standing archaeological remains and monuments; aerial archaeology; remote sensing techniques (satellite, middle range and terrestrial) intended for archaeological research.

Selected publications:

Lysandrou, V., and Agapiou, A., (2020). The role of archival aerial photography in shaping our understanding of the funerary landscape of Hellenistic and Roman Cyprus. Open Archaeology, vol. 6, 417-433.
Agapiou, A., Lysandrou, V., Hadjimitsis, D., G., (2020). Earth Observation Contribution to Cultural Heritage Disaster Risk Management: Case Study of Eastern Mediterranean Open-Air Archaeological Monuments and Sites. Remote Sensing, 12 (8), 1330-1342.
Lysandrou, V., Agapiou, A., Michaelides, D., Papasavvas, G., (2018). The Eastern necropolis of Nea Paphos: overcoming challenges in a lost landscape. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, vol. 19, 552-561.
Lysandrou, V., Agapiou, A., Ioannides, M., Kantiranis, N., Charalambous, E., Hadjimitsis, D., (2018). Integrated Investigation of Built Heritage Monuments: The Case Study of Paphos Harbour Castle, Cyprus. Heritage, vol. 1, 1-14.
Lysandrou, V., Cerra, D., Agapiou, A., Charalambous, E., Hadjimitsis, D., G., (2017). Towards a spectral library of Roman to Early Christian Cypriot floor mosaics. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, vol. 14, 782-791.
Lysandrou, V., Agapiou, A., (2015). Cities of the dead: approaching the lost landscape of Hellenistic and Roman necropoleis of Cyprus. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, vol. 8, 867-877.

This project has received funding from the Government of the Republic of Cyprus through the “Directorate General for European Programmes, Coordination and and Development”.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s “Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme” under Grant Agreement No 857510”.
This project is co-funded by the Cyprus University of Technology.